South Church Pulpit Exchange

Thank you to everyone who attended the South Church pulpit exchange on Sunday, January 29th. Check out this excerpt from a featured article in the Andover Townsman highlighting the 30th anniversary of this pulpit exchange.

On Sunday, Rabbi Max Chaiken of Temple Emanuel made the trip to South Church for a tradition that has been going on for 30 years now.

Once a year in January, a pastor or rabbi from South Church and Temple Emanuel travels to the neighboring place of worship to deliver a sermon with people from both congregations attending.

The day offers an opportunity for members of both congregations to come together said Chaiken, who spoke during Temple Emanuel’s service on Sunday, Jan. 29.

He shared a sermon which he said he hoped was thought provoking and showed the shared values between the two communities. In addition to the shared values, he also spoke from a text that is shared between the two faiths.

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